: a rough woolen fabric made usually in twill weaves and used especially for suits and coats
plural : tweed clothing; specifically : a tweed suit
Examples of TWEED
- a skirt made of tweed
- The elderly professor was always seen in his tweeds.
Origin of TWEED
probably short for Scots tweedling, twidling
First Known Use: 1841
Rhymes with TWEED
Tweed biographical name \ˈtwēd\
William Marcy 1823–1878 Boss Tweed Am. polit.
Tweed geographical name \ˈtwēd\
river 97 miles (156 kilometers) SE Scotland & NE England flowing E into North Sea
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